81 percent of Vietnamese population covered by health insurance
Source: Xinhua 2016-12-12 11:59:50 More
HANOI, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) -- Health insurance has covered some 80.8 percent of Vietnamese population, according to Pham Luong Son, deputy director of Vietnam Social Insurance (VSI) on Monday.

It is now for sure that Vietnam will realize the target of health insurance coverage of 91 percent of the total population by 2020, local Sai Gon Giai Phong (Sai Gon Liberation) newspaper quoted Son as saying.

According to statistics by Vietnams Ministry of Health, in over 12,000 medical facilities at all levels across the country each year, over 130 million person-times of patients with heath insurance are provided healthcare services.